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Geoffrey Macnab

Geoffrey Macnab has been writing about film for The Independent since the 1990s. He is also a senior correspondent at Screen International. His books include ¡®Stairways to Heaven: Rebuilding the British Film Industry¡¯ (2018), ¡®Ingmar Bergman: The Life and Films of the Last Great European Director¡¯, ¡®Delivering Dreams: A Century of British Film Distribution¡¯, ¡®The Making of Taxi Driver¡¯, ¡®Searching for Stars: Stardom and Screen Acting in British Cinema¡¯, ¡®Screen Epiphanies¡¯ and ¡®J Arthur Rank and the British Film Industry¡¯.

Geoffrey Macnab Can Ben Affleck revive his career... again?

The actor plays a recovering alcoholic in ¡®Finding the Way Back¡¯, which is out this week. It boasts one of Affleck¡¯s finest screen performances, says Geoffrey Macnab 


Geoffrey Macnab Why Margot Robbie is one of the most versatile stars of her generation

The actor will star in the new female-led ¡®Pirates of the Caribbean¡¯. But whatever role is created for her, she is bound to bring levels of energy and mischief to it, says Geoffrey Macnab    


Geoffrey Macnab Why All About Eve is as topical as it was 70 years ago

Joseph L Mankiewicz¡¯s film may be about narcissistic theatre folk but almost everyone watching it has encountered their own pushy newcomer, says Geoffrey Macnab


Geoffrey Macnab How Toy Story helped Pixar change cinema

As Pixar¡¯s first animated feature turns 25, Geoffrey Macnab explores what makes its titles surefire crowd-pleasers

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